Author Archives: Michael

Beijing – July 2008 – The Egg

Our first concert in Beijing on July 1 was in the Great Hall of the People. This is a huge space, so the combined orchestras and choruses were amplified. It was the opening concert of the pre-Olympics China International Youth … Continue reading

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Beijing – July 2008 – The Great Wall

We had one more big sightseeing day before getting back into our rehearsal and concert schedule in Beijing. During the morning we visited the Temple of Heaven: In the afternoon, it was off to the Great Wall at JuYongguan. The … Continue reading

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Beijing – June 2008 – The Summer Palace

I try to avoid redeye flights whenever possible, but I got a wonderful night’s sleep in the soft sleeper section of the night train from Shanghai to Beijing. We arrived at the Beijing railway station: We then went to a … Continue reading

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Shanghai – June 2008

JoAnn and I sing in local symphonic and opera choruses in Silicon Valley, including the Stanford Symphonic Chorus and West Bay Opera. We were very fortunate to be able to participate in the Stanford China Music Tour in June and July. Continue reading

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Welcome!

My blog will cover music, software, and their combinations. Currently I sing in symphony and opera choruses in the San Francisco Bay Area, and I am the inventor of the MusicXML format for music notation. Hence the songs and schemas of the title. Continue reading

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Suggestions for Converting LPs to CDs Using Adobe Audition or Cool Edit Pro

Originally posted on rec.music.bluenote in September 2000, these suggestions originally intended for Cool Edit Pro still work with Adobe Audition 3. Continue reading

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